Archive for August, 2011

Of Poetry Dragons and Muse Monsters

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

I am now running poetry workshops and courses for such organisations as The Cheltenham Poetry Festival and Centre Arts mainly for children. The main two workshops I am offering are the Poetry Dragon which has appeared in the local newspaper and Muse Monsters. Both of these offer a handicraft as well as writing activity for […]

Song Writing

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Back at the beginning of the year I did a song writing challenge with the aim of writing one song a day (or more writing down and sorting out ones I’d been making up). Then in the spring I went to a song writing workshop organised by the Cheltenham Underground with Paul Murphy – this […]

I Love You

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Dear friend, I love you But I am only free to say so As you are gone forever And I am married So finally I say I love you I should have told you But held my council And then things where never in the right places To say And I could not For fear […]

Poetry-Craft etc…

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Saturday ie tomorrow I will be doing a quick poetry reading in the Waterstones in Cheltenham with some fantastic other poets (it’s a quick one as I’m running away to a family wedding!). This event is organised by the Cheltenham Poetry Festival who have been putting on some fantastic events through out the year. The […]